Staying Cool in the Heat: Cover-ups, Kimonos & Beach Dresses

Being ready for the beach isn’t just about your bikini. The other essential is the perfect cover-up for when it’s time to take a break from all that sunbathing and go on the hunt for an ice-cream or a cocktail! Whether you prefer kimonos or sarongs, maxi dresses or hoodies, we’ve got a gorgeous selection to choose from…

Go Wild: This Season’s Print of Choice
Animal print is a must-have this season, whether you favour leopard, cheetah or zebra! Our SS14 collection includes some spectacularly wild pieces, including the effortlessly glam Leopard Gown from Dirty Pretty Things, the beautifully embellished Tiger Eye Kaftan from Elizabeth Hurley and Summer Wild Leopard Lace Hoody and matching Leopard Shorts from Simona Barbieri:

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Easy, Breezy & Versatile: The Sarong
If you’re looking for an all-purpose cover-up, the sarong is the perfect answer. Wear it as a skirt, dress, headscarf, or simply use it to sit on the sand. A bright, bold and colourful print is a must – guaranteed to add the ultimate flash of summer chic to any beach outfit.

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Serene in Green
A gorgeously green nature-inspired print is another favourite for the season. We have a stunning range from full-length maxi dresses with a leaf-print trim, to mini beach dresses and everything in between. Here are a few of our most-coveted:

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Monochrome Classics
If you’re going for the monochrome trend this season, don’t forget to follow the theme with your beach cover-up. A favourite at Dolci Follie is the Paolita Lace Hoody and Lace Dress – both fuss-free pieces for instant chic at the beach. We also love the sophisticated Orosei Halter Dress from Christies.

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See the full range of beach cover-ups and kaftans online now!